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  • Pastoralism and Common Pool Resources

    Rangeland co-management, property rights and access in Mongolia, 1st Edition

    By Sandagsuren Undargaa

    The grazing of animals on common land and associated property rights were the original basis of the concept of "the tragedy of the commons". Drawing on the classic work of Elinor Ostrom and the readings of political ecology, this book questions the application of exclusive property rights to mobile…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • Change and Continuity in the Pacific

    Revisiting the Region, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Connell, Helen Lee

    Thousands of studies have been conducted by social scientists in the villages and islands, and increasingly in the towns, of the Pacific. Despite this, there are few longitudinal studies of any great depth and sophistication in the region. The contributors to this book have all conducted long-term…

    Hardback – 2018-03-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Pacific Rim Geographies

  • Negotiating Personal Autonomy

    Communication and Personhood in East Greenland, 1st Edition

    By Sophie Elixhauser

    Negotiating Personal Autonomy offers a detailed ethnographic examination of personal autonomy and social life in East Greenland.Examining verbal and non-verbal communication in interpersonal encounters, Elixhauser argues that social life in the region is characterized by relationships based upon a…

    Hardback – 2018-03-14
    Routledge
    Arctic Worlds

  • Geographies of Plague Pandemics

    The Spatial-Temporal Behavior of Plague to the Modern Day, 1st Edition

    By Mark Welford

    Geographies of Plague Pandemics synthesizes our current understanding of the spatial and temporal dynamics of plague, Yersinia pestis. The environmental, political, economic, and social impacts of the plague from Ancient Greece to the modern day are examined. Chapters explore the identity of plague…

    Hardback – 2018-03-08
    Routledge
    Geographies of Health Series

  • Modernization, Urbanization and Development in Latin America, 1900s - 2000s

    1st Edition

    By Arturo Almandoz

    In this book Arturo Almandoz places the major episodes of Latin America’s twentieth and early twenty-first century urban history within the changing relationship between industrialization and urbanization, modernization and development. This relationship began in the early twentieth century, when…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Economic Development in Rural Areas

    Functional and Multifunctional Approaches, 1st Edition

    By Peter Dannenberg, Elmar Kulke

    Analysing the ongoing changes and dynamics in rural development from a functional perspective through a series of case studies from the global north and south, this volume deepens our understanding of the importance of new functional and multifunctional approaches in policy, practice and theory. In…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    The Dynamics of Economic Space

  • Worldwide Knowledge?

    Global Firms, Local Labour and the Region, 1st Edition

    By Martina Fuchs

    Putting forward a comprehensive view of knowledge with a specific perspective on place and space, this book provides a new perspective on the globalisation of knowledge. Crossing disciplinary boundaries, the principal agenda of this volume is to open up a perspective ’beyond knowledge’ - i.e.…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Economic Geography Series

  • Globalization and Europe's Rural Regions

    1st Edition

    By Birte Nienaber

    Edited by John McDonagh

    This book examines the multiple ways in which rural regions in Europe are being restructured through globalization and the regional development responses that they have adopted. It provides an understanding of the key challenges and opportunities for rural regions arising from the major economic,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Linking Networks: The Formation of Common Standards and Visions for Infrastructure Development

    1st Edition

    By Hans-Liudger Dienel

    Edited by Martin Schiefelbusch

    Presenting recent research on the international integration of infrastructures in Europe, this book combines general and methodological chapters and examples from different a variety of sectors such as transport, electricity and communication networks. Particular focus is on the contrast between…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Mobility and Migration Choices

    Thresholds to Crossing Borders, 1st Edition

    By Martin van der Velde, Ton van Naerssen

    The crossing of national state borders is one of the most-discussed issues of contemporary times and it poses many challenges for individual and collective identities. This concerns both short-distance mobility as well as long-distance migration. Choosing to move - or not - across international…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Border Regions Series

  • Contested Memoryscapes

    The Politics of Second World War Commemoration in Singapore, 1st Edition

    By Hamzah Muzaini, Brenda S.A. Yeoh

    This book sets itself apart from much of the burgeoning literature on war commemoration within human geography and the social sciences more generally by analysing how the Second World War (1941–45) is remembered within Singapore, unique for its potential to shed light on the manifold politics…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Understanding Innovation in Emerging Economic Spaces

    Global and Local Actors, Networks and Embeddedness, 1st Edition

    By Grzegorz Micek

    A small number of countries, regions, cities, and localities are powerful gatekeepers and generate the bulk of creative and innovative ideas, while the majority is largely excluded. This book looks at neglected, but emerging innovation centres analysed from various spatial and organizational…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    The Dynamics of Economic Space

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